Competition in animals lesson created in accordance to the NEW AQA Specification (9-1). Designed for a higher ability class, although content can be adjusted to suit any ability. Includes powerpoint timers, slide animations, embedded video’s and mini review. NB: If you are unable to play embedded videos please view slide notes for link.
AQA spec link: 22.214.171.124
Relevant chapter: B16 Adaptations, interdependence and competitions. AQA Biology third edition textbook-Page 264-265
Students are required to know the following;
Students should be able to describe:
• different levels of organisation in an ecosystem from individual organisms to the whole ecosystem
• the importance of interdependence and competition in a community.
Students should be able to, when provided with appropriate information:
• suggest the factors for which organisms are competing in a given habitat
• suggest how organisms are adapted to the conditions in which they live.
An ecosystem is the interaction of a community of living organisms (biotic) with the non-living (abiotic) parts of their environment. To survive and reproduce, organisms require a supply of materials from their surroundings and from the other living organisms there.